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they fell for a classic hoax. and released information about kate middleton's condition to pranksters imitating the queen. >> may i speak to kate, please? my granddaughter? >> yes. >> would you have fallen for that? i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. kate middleton's husband and her siblings visited today. but an australian radio show made a prampg call to the hospital and pre tended to be the queen and someone pretended to be prince charles. >> keir simmons explains how they were able to get confidential information. >> reporter: the hospital where the duchess of cambridge is being treated giving away confidential information to complete strangers. the australian radio hoax called the hospital pretending to be the queen and prince charles. their impressions were, frankly, laughable, yet they were put through to kate's ward. >> hello there. could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter? >> reporter: it revealed kate had an uneventful night and was about to get freshened up as well as other private information. the hospital is calling it a foolish prank, and deplorable. o
this? exciting news the royalty is expanding. kate middleton is pregnant. the good news spreading all over the world getting the duke and dutches their very own hashtag on twitter. >>> the duke and dutches of cambridge are expecting their first child. prince william married at westminster abbey in april 2011. their royal pregnancy announced monday in london. the british prime minister quick to show his excitement about the news. >> i am sure they will make brilliant parent. in a meeting i was having. >> the palace said middleton is not quite 12 weeks pregnant. she was sent to the hospital where guards are standing by. she is battling acute morning sickness and is expect to do stay there for a few days. book keys in britain already taking bets on possible names for queen elizabeth's first great grandchild adding to the chorus of well wishes president obama p and fist lady michelle. >> having a child is the most wonderful parts of their lyes i am sure that will be the case for the duke and dutches. >> royal baby trending on twitter. >> people are excited that it is absolutely official i
at the hospital where kate middleton is beingated. hoaxers called precontinueding to be the king and queen and were given kate's personal information. sky news reporter joins us live from london. paul? >> good afternoon. prince william arrived here around 20 minutes or so. no sign from him as to whether he is annoyed about this hoax phone call that was made from an australian radio station. the two little known hosts posing as the queen and prince charles trying to mock their accents. it would almost be laughable if it wasn't true. and they phoned directly into the hospital itself, spoke to the main switch board. they were then transferred onto the ward itself and spoke to the nurse on duty. during that conversation as they posed as the queen and prince charles, they managed to get some pretty sensitive information about how kate's doing and how she's recovering from acute morning sickness. now, obviously the hospital is outraged by this. i'll read awe brief clip from a statement from the chief executive. he says that this was a foolish prank and we all deplore what happened. we take poten
weeks, officially over. >> snooki wants to give baby advice to kate middleton. her number one advice, find out advice to kate middleton. her number one advice, find out who the father is. captioning funded by cbs e to cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." headline out of washington, a lot of talk. not a lot of action. not surprisingly, the white house and congress remain far from any deal to prevent automatic tax hikes and spending cuts. >> with just 27 days to go, republicans are not talking with the obama administration and the president is only talking on tv. major garrett is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and norah. yesterday at the white house there were vague references to conversations about the the fiscal cliff with congress iion republicans. i can confirm this morning through my sources here at the white house and on capitol hill that there were no substantive conversations or negotiations yesterday at all. no formal e-mails, to conversations, nothing. house speaker boehner's countdown led to the lighting of the capitol hill christmas t
in the balance. two radio dj's recently called british hospital and impersonated the queen to ask about kate middleton's pregnancy and for a nurse that answered the phone the shame may have been too much. >> it's with complete sadness that i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff. >> tonight the prank call with the deadly fallout. >> plus, escalator fallout at the mall. >> not sure how many people were on the escalator. >> sent holiday shoppers to the hospital. but first from fox this friday nate. the u.s. supreme court is about to jump into the national argument over gay marriage. and the question of whether same sex couples should have the same rights that every other american already enjoys. hours ago the court agreed to consider legal challenges to california's ban on same sex marriage, proposition 8 they call it and in addition, to the federal defense of marriage act. two different things. that act restricts federal benefits gay couples can get by defining marriage as something that exists between a man and a woman. 38 states have laws or amendments that outlaw ga
-oh. >> today is the day -- >> bill: kate middleton left the hospital. >> we haven't gotten anything about that. >> bill: she did though. morning sickness -- severe morning sickness has subsided. >> it's over. she's feeling better. in washington state at midnight when the clock struck midnight, pot became legal. depending on who you ask. but they voted and pot is legal and gay marriage is legal in washington state. gay couples lined up and at midnight, they had several ceremonies and several gay couples were married. one of them was dan savage, sex columnist, very well-known. >> bill: no kidding. >> he married his long-time partner, terry in washington. if you're in washington state, i would suggest you get high and then go get married because you're going to need it if you're planning on getting married. welcome to the club. for those of you getting married. >> bill: congratulations again to the voters of washington state for doing the right thing there and to the voters of washington state and colorado for doi
after that prank involving kate middleton it took a tragic turn. a nurse at the hospital where the nurse was being treated was found dead on friday. she reportedly killed herself after all of this. she was duped by the dj's believing that the keep was on the phone for kate: kate william -- prince william and kate -- the supreme court could agreed to legal challenges ban on california's same sex marriage as well as the federal defense of marriage act. that act restricts federal benefits that gay couples can get by defining marriage as something that can only exist between a man and a woman. the court will hear both cases in march. 700-million-dollar power ball jackpot come forward. decided toe remain anonymous. i was wondering why dave wasn't at work today. it's an arizona guy. lottery officials say he is in his 30's he moved to arizona with his wife a year ago. they are taking the lump sum and get $134 million in taxes. i think they can bolivia on that. 134 million. a missouri couple claimed the other winning ticket last week. those are some of your headlines. >> thanks so much, ainsley
to be the queen. they managed to get a call through to kate middleton's nurse at the hospital where she is staying. >> you said you couldn't do it. i like it. they got details about kate's condition. don't know how they pulled it off. you will not believe the sound of the story. abc's david write has more. >> hello, good morning. >> hello there, could i please speak to kate, please, my granddaughter? >> yes. >> reporter: a royal crank call to the bedside of a princess. an australian dj impersonating her royal highness. >> when is a good time to come and visit her because i'm the queen and i need to lift down there. >> i would suggest anytime after 9:00 o'clock. >> reporter: that well-intentioned nurse is in good company. in the past, other deejays managed to prank call the queen herself and even pope john paul. a miami deejay once got through to fidel castro. during the 2008 campaign, sarah palin got called out by a canadian prankster impersonating the french president. >> one of my favorite activities is to hunt, too. >> very good, we can go hunt together. >> reporter: in that case, as in this on
, there is no doubt they never thought in a million years they would get through to be discussing kate middleton's health in any way. it doesn't defend what they did, and i'm not defending them, but i though i you have to put it into some kind of context. the ramifications of a silly prank could not have been more serious. >> a lot of people will have to take deep lessons, assuming the worst, that this woman was so distraught by what happened, she was blaming herself for embarrassing the royal family. my hope, and i hope it's yours as well, that some disk jockeys learn a lesson. you never know where it will wind up. >> the thing about pranks, they have been around for as long as we have been alive. i think you have to be very, very careful in you're in the world of broadcasting. they broadcast this life, and they didn't know what would happen. and at the very least, probably somebody who worked at the hospital would be compromised and made to look afool. and that, in itself, for a broadcaster, is unacceptable, if we pulled that stunt at cnn, i expect we would lose our jobs, and rightly. >> i cov
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